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KOFY
Feb 12, 2013 12:00am PST
really only about 5 inches thick of concrete. that's not reinforced. >>reporter: city indoor pool the plunge has been at the entrance of the tunnel since 19 26. >> coming into town to this i have to take a detour but it's not serious. >>reporter: but getting to the other side could affect the pool upcoming open water swim to benefit youth swiming in richmond. >> it would be possible if the tunnel wasn't open by then it could make it more difficult. we may not see as many swimmers as we would hope. >>reporter: real inconvenience could be the cost to taxpayers. 750,000 dollar cosmetic job likely reach into the millions and it could climb even higher if they find more of those dangerous pockets above the tunnel. >> i wouldn't be surprised. i wouldn't be surprise have had there were more voids. >>reporter: the next step is to use a rid arrest device to look through the tunnel walls and see if this project is requesting to cost the city more time and more money. reporting live in richmond, abc 7 news. >> thanks very muchal help. >> take you live to bricking news happening right now on inte
KOFY
Feb 8, 2013 12:00am PST
police development the mayor laid out state of the city address tonight. here's lisa. >>reporter: san jose mayor was quick to set the tone for his annual state of the city address tonight. >> would i love to tell you i'm not going to talk about the budget tonight. wouldn't that be a pleasant change but the budget still our biggest challenge. >>reporter: even though there is a small surplus this year it's still not enough to beef up the city struggling police department. layoffs. low morale and pension reform should returning the department to under 1,000. >> my priority for the coming year is public safety. >>reporter: city crime rate has gone up. last year there were fre 46 homicides. high nest 20 years. mayor promises to add 200 officers over the next two years. but the police officers union wants more. >> people are looking for san jose to pay competitive wage for police officers. market rate is much less at any of the surrounding cities. >>reporter: so r things back on track the mayor is suggesting a quarter tore half crept sales taichblingts 2014 in a place where we can explain t
KOFY
Feb 2, 2013 12:00am PST
preparations for super bowl sunday and so is the city of san francisco. emergency responders and even business owners are being pro active to prevent the kind of problems that we saw after the world series. ama? >> come super bowl sunday there will be a lot of people checking out the big game. but it is what could happen after the game that has some businesses taking precaution. the restaurant is open as usual on this friday night. but come super bowl sunday, the italian eat rewill be closed. >> we decided to close for security. we wanted to make sure our customers and staff will be safe. >> he is worried that the mission district may see the same chaos that erupted after the giants won the world series. >> i know the mission police are all over it. i think we went to a community meeting and they will be out on the force. it is also a slow day for restaurants. >> he has also hired a security guard to watch over the empty restaurant next door which will be open. there will be more police on the streets and dui checkpoint on saturday and sunday. muni will run diesel buses that can be qu
KOFY
Feb 9, 2013 12:00am PST
picture from new york city where you can see the snow piling up. it is all part of a massive storm pummeling the northeast including high winds and threats of flooding. the national weather service says up to three feet of snow could fall on new england before the end of the weekend 5,000 homes and businesses are without power with massachusetts and rhode island the hardest hit. a coastal flood warning is in affect from new york to main and governors in five states have already declared a state of emergency. >> this will allow us to implement emergency measures to ensure the safety of our residents and take appropriate steps to mobilize state assets. there are a thousand national guard members on duty now. we expect to build that up to nearly 5,000 over the course of the weekend. >> massachusetts took the rare step of banning most car travel on state roads. connecticut has closed state highways to all but emergency vehicles. and the northeast storm has forced more than 4700 flight cancellations and 83 of those were in and out of sfo today. all major airports in new york and boston
KOFY
Feb 26, 2013 12:00am PST
say 19 foreign tourists killed after hot air balloon crashed in the historic city of luxor. officials say there was a fire and explosion. the balloonq% fell and crashed into nearby sugar cain fields. unclear what led to the fire or if any survivors. 19 killed. tourist said to be from britain and france among other countries. >>> you might assume what store on the cell phone is private. but tonight a terrifying look at what can happen if that phone ends up in the wrong hands. vick lee has the exclusive story of woman whose life was turned upside down because of some compromising information thief threatened to reveal over the internet. >> i'm sure it's happening to someone writ now. they don't know whether to do it's scary thing. hopefully by me exposing this story they will know what to do and what not to doyshtion call her amanda. ask that we not use her real name. she's being blackmailed by the person who bought her stolen phone. last year on the night of december 29 amanda at kelly tavern in the marina district of san francisco. when she left, she noticed her new i phone was missi
KOFY
Feb 19, 2013 12:00am PST
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KOFY
Feb 22, 2013 12:00am PST
city college of san francisco. the students wanted a mrtion to join with them to put pressure to help keep the school open. ccsf risk of lasting accreditation next month because of budget academic issues. the students have been camped out since late this afternoon. police are willing to let the students stay the night. >>> new tonight at 11:00. dozens took to the streets in the south bay to rally for immigration reform. students from evergreen valley college and san jose state organized the rally and march to federal building. they are call for change to immigration law in the country. they say the passage of the dream act is a start but it's not enough. >> now that i have security with deferred action i feel in lick it's not fair that i have it but my parents don't have it yet. they are the twhawps sacrifice and life everything at home to give us a better life here. they deserve as much as i do. >>reporter: organizers say the rally only the beginning. they hope to have a record turn out for the national day of action on may 1st. >> up next. did he advice for making older skin young a
KOFY
Feb 13, 2013 12:00am PST
tense situation prompted officers to evacuate parts of big bear and shutdown major roads in the area. with guns drawn they searched each car that drove up to police barricades. tonight highway 38 from big bear city to red lands is open only for those with identification. route 18 and other main roads in that area have reopened. >>> a memorial is set for tomorrow for the riverside police officer christopher dorner is accused of killing last week. governor brown will attend the service for michael crane. police say hoe was gunned down in an ambush last thursday. crane leaves behind a wife and two young children. he was 34 years old. we want to retrace this week long manhunt. it started on february 3rd when the daughter of the former lapd captain and her fiancee were shot to death in a parking garage in irvine. and then on wednesday a man matching dorner's description tried to steal a boat from a san diego marina. an 80-year-old man was tied up, but not injured. and then early in the morning in corona they chad a vehicle they believe to be dorner. a few minutes later a gunman believed t
KOFY
Feb 28, 2013 12:00am PST
colored hair. >>> reserved seating only for the address to the city. it included the crime problem and the need for more than 200 officers. the police force is targeting the most violent people in the city. more civilians she says will be taking police reports so that officers can spend more time fighting crime. she says the newest, most diverse police academy is already in training. >> it means for 200 more officers basically $73 million for the budget. now what does that mean? >> it is going to take something big. it will probably take a tax measure. that's the kind of thing that we really need to talk about. >> quan did not talk about how much more they will have to shell out for more police officers. public safety makes up 50% of the city's budget. mayor quan says residents will have to make some tough decisions this year. >>> smoke filled the skies after a fire broke out in a home. the fire started around 5:20. one person was hurt, but the injuries appear to be minor we are glad to tell you. as you can see from sky 7hd, they had to cut holes to battle the fire. we the helicopt
KOFY
Feb 15, 2013 12:00am PST
and children is the focus of international movement called 1 billion call to action. the city of san francisco responded today to that cull and came together. the mayor police chief and district attorney were in the city to show their support. we good to the street party. ♪ . >> this song and dance in front of san francisco city hall is about much more than just a good time. >> this is gathering of 1 billion women and men and all those who love women to strike dance demand end to domestic violence. all forms of violence against women and girls. >> called 1 bill rising and it's a global day of action on this valentine's day. >> came up with a statistics of 1 in every 3 women will be beat raped mutt lateed in their life time and if there are 7 billion in the planet, that's about 1 billion. >> kerry from oakland experienced the veils. >> when i was in high school i was raped. and i felt lake hi nowhere to go and nobody to speak for me. so this is exciting. we have made progress. >>reporter: led by mayor ed lee. >> i am one of the 1 billion rising. >> i will make violence against w
KOFY
Feb 20, 2013 12:00am PST
beverage commission deemed the city was saturated with permits. 170 businesses have full liquor licenses. >>> the sheriff's department is trying to figure out some remains that were found. it was found at the open space reserve. human bones were found two miles west of skyline boulevard and a hundred feet off a trail. some articles of clothing found in the area suggest the person was male. >>> cadaver dogs are searching the rubble of a massive explosion and fire in kansas city. it happened around dinner time in a popular entertainment district. 14 people were hurt and one critically. the blast destroyed a restaurant there and then burned for about an hour. authorities will continue to search for victims through the night. they believe this explosion was caused by a gas leak. >>> just days from a major budget deadline in washington, president obama will sit down for an exclusive interest view with dan ashley tomorrow. >> here is dan reporting tonight from the white house. >> carolyn and larry, good evening from washington where the clock is ticking. if they cannot come up with a budget de
KOFY
Feb 27, 2013 12:00am PST
following a chase through the city. sky 7hd followed the police pursuit near 86th avenue and olive street about 8:30. the suspects hoped out of the car and they took off running. the car was still rolling as police followed with guns drawn. police have not said what lead to the chase or if they have any suspects in custody. >>> relatives of two cyclists thought to be missing in peru were thought to talk to the couple tomorrow. they haven't been heard from for more than a month. their family went public with the concern they met with foul play, but today the government officials in peru announced they were found. abc7 news reporter john alston has the latest. >> reporter: they are alive and well according to peruvian authorities. the minister of foreign trade and tourism told abc7 news this afternoon that the couple was seen by an official of the national police examine local residence. >> so the three of them are going by boat. >> reporter: the oakland couple's latest excursion is a two-day trip on the napo river on the border with ecuador. >> we have been visiting very small villa
KOFY
Feb 1, 2013 12:00am PST
place in the city. >> yes. >> some changes to our spring like weather in january. >> that we don't want to hear about. sandy is here with the accu-weather forecast. >> okay. if you don't want to hear bit don't worry i won't tell you until the end of my weather segment. changes that are coming that is. here's a look at live doppler 7hd low clouds off the coast line. pretty clear otherwise that's going to be changing. let me show you how reservoir are doing. kent lake 156 percent of average up in western marin county. san pablo 115 percent. san antonio reservoir 130. crystal springs above at 137 and lexington is at 250 percent of average so yes, january has been relatively dry for san francisco third driest on record since record keeping began. but we are lacking at the state department of water resources latest data and end of december storage so we are still doing fine in terms of our reservoir. chilly inland overnight. mild afternoon through monday and we lack at cooler days as we head into next week. here's pacific satellite picture. this is the area of high pressure that is going to
KOFY
Feb 7, 2013 12:00am PST
crescent city and the eureka coastline. you can see the rain here. they are starting to see some thunderstorms developing as well. here are your urpt c temperatures. here are your current temperatures. today actually turned out to be a milder d than yesterday. hope you had a chance to get out and enjoy the dry weather. it is about to change. showers arrive tomorrow morning and falling snow levels and a chance of thunder coming into thursday night and going into friday morning. we do have the highest tides of the month coming up over the next three mornings. a beach hazard has been issued from thursday morning to saturday morning. those tides will be close to 7 feet occurring in the morning. so just be careful if you are going to check out the coastline. check out the waves. here is a look at the storm system. it is limited in moisture, but it certainly is a cold one coming out of the gulf of alaska. what we are going to see is the possibility of snow here locally. and even the possibility of thunderstorms. 5:00 a.m. on thursday when some of you are heading out the door for the mo
KOFY
Feb 23, 2013 12:00am PST
see the story. what one big city is doing to catch the thieves. >> and then later on "jimmy kimmle live." >> andy sandburg and kelly rippa and the results of our valentine's day youtube challenge, a visit to the barber shop and i do battle with a two-year-old in basketball. i might be more competitive than i should be. >> stay with us. we will bem >>> the fda has a new drug to fight breast cancer and the company that developed it says the drug is at the forefront of a new direction and treatment. doctors say the drug is like a smart bomb attacking only malignant cells and minute -- minimizing hair loss and sickness. the drug was developed by genentec and while the drug is specific to a certain type of breast cancer, similar treatments for other types of cancer are on the way. >>> the popularity of apple iphones and ipads is not limited to the people who buy them. they are big with thieves as well. and that's why the new york city police department is creating a special unit to track down stolen apple products. city officials say nearly 4,000 more iphones and ipads were stolen in 20
KOFY
Feb 21, 2013 12:00am PST
off a burglar. she is one of many in the bay area where in the past few weeks at least 10 cities have been hit by burglars or home invasion robbers. ama dates is in belmont live with the tricks the thieves are using to hit homes now. ama? >> the trick is by no means sophisticated, but it tells the burglar no one is home, but today it goes as planned. >> it was 9:30 this morning on a quiet belmont street when an 86-year-old woman heard her door bell. >> it was a split level house and she was coming from an upper level and it took her awhile to get to the door. >> when she finally got to the door, no one was there. but she heard a sound in the basement and went to check it out. >> when she opened the door to the stirwell, the burglar was standing at the top of the stairs. both were surprised. she challenged him and asked what he was doing in her house and he turned and ran back down the stairs and fled from the house. >> the door bell was part of a ruse. one that was used in the area in the past few months. the department even put out this youtube video of what it might look like. >> if
KOFY
Feb 16, 2013 12:00am PST
dicken from hishouse outside carson city. for the past two months he took his rv to his parents' home in southern california, across to the atlanta area and then back. i caut up to him in his parents' neighbhood. >> i don't have a navy seal background. >> you told a lot of people that. >> no, i i did not. >> he gave a few blanket denials. the most pressing question is possession of guns on the promotional videos. he is a felon. records from riverside county show burglary, recving stolen property and child concealing. the sheriff's office confirms they along with the fbi and the atf want to question him. the saga of aj dicken, phony navy seal resonates for those in the military. >> it is wng. people put their lives on the line every day. when somebody fakes thatit is upsetting to anybody who has ever served >> doctors are trying to move forward. they have a meeting set for next month to introduce their new security chie to the wsa. when dicken took off they found a treure troeve o these including a navy seal am id and all of those awards. the silver star, the purple heart and the navy
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